Chocolate Maca Almond Protein Milk

chocolate maca

The Peruvian people of the Andes have used maca root as a nourishing, energizing food source. The addition of maca to this drink is energizing and thanks to the hemp seeds it is loaded with protein.

Hemp seeds contain 10 essential amino acids and are composed of 30% protein and 40% fiber. They are perfectly balanced with a three to one omega 6 to omega 3 ratio. They also contain phytosterols which support heart health. Adding 2 Tablespoons to your diet can provide 24 % of your daily requirement for protein

Ingredients:

1/2 c. Almonds

1-1/2 c. Water

2 pitted Medjool dates

2 Tbsp. Hemp seeds

2 Tbsp. Cacao powder

1/2-1 tsp. Maca powder

 

Directions:

1. Add almonds, water and medjool dates to high speed blender. Mix for 1-2 minutes at high speed till smooth.

2. Add remaining ingredients and blend for 30 seconds.

Enjoy!

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